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24 May 2017 - Viridor seeking 'orderly exit' from Manc Waste PFI

Waste specialist Viridor is looking to deliver an “orderly exit” from its PFI contract with Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA), the firm's parent company has confirmed. Read more...

24 May 2017 - Skanska UK unveils reshuffle

Contractor Skanska has announced a shake-up of its UK operations, with a new executive vice president. Read more...

24 May 2017 - Seven in for Norway road PPP

The Norwegian roads authority Statens Vegvesen has received qualifications from seven teams for the rv 3/rv 25 Loten–Elverum PPP, also known as the Ommangsvollen-Grundset / Basthjørnet project. Read more...

24 May 2017 - Irish govt and EIB discuss PPP pipeline

The Irish government and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have discussed options for the potential further use of PPPs. Read more...

24 May 2017 - ADB to finance Indian road PPPs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed a financing package for a road PPP programme in north-west India. Read more...

24 May 2017 - Partners sought for Melbourne housing

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has issued a registration of capability request for a housing development programme. Read more...

23 May 2017 - Emerging markets 'rapidly improving'

Exclusive: Emerging economies across the globe are improving their infrastructure capabilities at a much faster rate than might previously have been expected, the head of the Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH) has said. Read more...

23 May 2017 - Emerging markets 'rapidly improving'

Exclusive: Emerging economies across the globe are improving their infrastructure capabilities at a much faster rate than might previously have been expected, the head of the Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH) has said. Read more...

23 May 2017 - Chinese uni plans PPP institute

A Chinese university has signed an agreement with a private firm to establish a PPP institute that will study policies and challenges facing the procurement model. Read more...

23 May 2017 - BLP appoints APAC infra head

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed a new head of its real estate and infrastructure practice for the Asia-Pacific region. Read more...

23 May 2017 - Phil scraps PPP for regional airports

The government of the Philippines has terminated procurement of five regional airport projects under the PPP model. Read more...

23 May 2017 - Ireland signs EU concessions directive

Ireland’s Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, has signed the Concessions Directive (2014/23/EU) into Irish law, creating a “new public procurement regime for large-scale projects”. Read more...

23 May 2017 - PPP adviser selected for Belgian schools

Authorities in Flanders have selected a legal adviser for the region’s new schools PPP programme. Read more...

23 May 2017 - UBS infra fund buys Spanish toll road

Swiss asset manager UBS has agreed to buy the full equity of a Spanish road PPP. Read more...

23 May 2017 - EC 'fails to appreciate' Irish infra deficit

The latest European Commission recommendation on Ireland’s public finances has been rebuked for not appreciating the scale of infrastructure deficits facing the country. Read more...

23 May 2017 - UK 'will struggle' to secure infra investment

The European Commission has warned that the UK faces a difficult challenge to secure sufficient public and private infrastructure investment to meet its needs. Read more...

22 May 2017 - GIH: Contract management a systemic weakness

Exclusive: The ongoing management of existing PPP contracts is a serious weakness across developed infrastructure markets, the head of the Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH) has said. Read more...

22 May 2017 - New SPC consultancy service firm launched

A new firm to provide directorship services to PPP project companies and special purpose companies (SPCs). Read more...

22 May 2017 - Allianz makes infra hire

Investment manager Allianz Global Investors has hired a new vice-president in the infrastructure debt team, as it unveils a new strategy to complement its infrastructure business. Read more...

22 May 2017 - SFT seeks Hub director

The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) is advertising for an investments director to manage its design, build, finance and maintain (DBFM) projects under the Hub programme. Read more...

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What’s all the Hub-bub?

The Global Infrastructure Hub has been quick to establish its initial offering to the market, but there is much still to do

Delegates at Financing UK Infrastructure give their views on the market - and what they learnt at the event